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also monique moyer director of the port. who she began -- became director of the port she noticed how much energy and funds were being focused on the northern waterfront and requested whether or not we could do more in the southern waterfront and i think these projects are an example of how we responded to that challenge, so monique moyer executive director. [applause] >> good morning and thank you. it is wonderful to see so many of our friends and supporters and hard workers here today. how many of you are here at heron's head for the first time? a show of hands. not many. that is terrific news. well welcome back. this is one of the greatest places in the city i am fond of saying. it's visionary. you heard about that from the mayor already and part of it is san francisco moving forward in a way that other cities just don't do. first and foremost other cities do not pass general obligation bonds of this type for a park and none for waterfront parks so we are already ahead of game that way, and we are proud of the generosity of the electoral for supporting that vision. secondly
of san francisco. >> commissioners and director moyer, good afternoon. thank you for giving me the at some point to give you a little i am insight to blue and gold fleet. i would like to start out with a brief history of blue and gold fleet. blue and gold has been a port tenants when the found ore deer recognized the opportunity that existed to operate excursions and cruises. the first set sail from peer 39 and blue and gold expanded into the community computer service in 1931 the service started after the lulla competer earthquake in 1939 and was the beginning of the resurgence in 87. and the service started in 86 when marine world moved to value lay hough when the services conceived it was thought that the traffic would be from -- the unanticipated service was a healthy commuter market with passengers commuting to their jobs in san francisco. blue and gold acquired most of the crawllies red and white fleet which included the alcatraz service and ang gel island and sauce leet toe [spelling?] and in addition, to the peer 41 the marine terminal at pier 41 was part of the aca
>> this week on "moyers and company" -- >> the biggest megaphones want to talk about the person on top. they want to talk about the hero, the winner. but the little megaphones, you're in a library with your librarian, you're working at the church in the basement, helping folks out, you're coming in to a home and reading to elderly. there are all these other little megaphones that are telling you and whispering that "this is beauty, this is humanity, this is america." >> announcer: funding is provided by -- carnegie corporation of new york, celebrating 100 years of philanthropy, and committed to doing real and permanent good in the world. the kohlberg foundation. independent production fund, with support from the partridge foundation, a john and polly guth charitable fund. the clements foundation. park foundation, dedicated to heightening public awareness of critical issues. the herb alpert foundation, supporting organizations whose mission is to promote compassion and creativity in our society. the bernard and audre rapoport foundation. the john d. and catherine t. macarthur fou
conversation that took place probably 30 years ago between bill moyers and a former justice talking about the constitution. this question goes to what is at the heart of constitutionalism and the rule of law. in the course of that conversation, after a long discussion about constitutionalism, blackman turns to moyers and says it is really the preamble that breathes life into the constitution. i wonder whether that is a point of view that you hold and whether you think it has relevance. >> the preamble -- we, the people of the united states. i used to be able to quote it. i do not think i can now. [laughter] the preamble is important. we, the people. but it is not the only thing. i had a very interesting conversation in china. i have gone there twice. the first time was a few years ago. it was maybe eight or 10 years ago. i went to beijing and then we went to shanghai. in shanghai, whereas to meet with a group of businessmen. these businessmen had all been involved in dot.coms and had lost a lot of money. most of them had made a lot back. i was fascinated. one of them said, i prefer the cu
>> this week on moyers & company. >> fundamentally barack obama's pretty conservative. he really is. he's an eisenhower conservative. he's not a liberal. >> i agree 100 percent. i mean, obama has been -- i'm always shocked when people call obama a socialist, because he's -- in fact, i think you might be doing a disservice to eisenhower. >> and -- >> if i can choose to be grateful for my life, love the life i have in the midst of all this, then i can be grateful for other things. >> funding is provided by: carnegie corporation of new york, celebrating 100 years of philanthropy, and committed to doing real and permanent good in the world. the kohlberg foundation. independent production fund, with support from the partridge foundation, a john and polly guth charitable fund. the clements foundation. park foundation, dedicated to heightening public awareness of critical issues. the herb alpert foundation, supporting organizations whose mission is to promote compassion and creativity in our society. the bernard and audre rapoport foundation. the john d. and catherine t. macarthur foundati
, and wandering through my favorite celtic cross graveyard, i feel the soul of ireland. >>> this week on "moyers & company," all of the various fields of human inquiry, theology and philosophy and morality and psychology meet rather beautifully in politics and sometimes i wonder if politics isn't exactly that. it's the taking of all the sort of great things and trying to have them make some meaning in the actual historical moment on earth in which we live. >>> funding is provided by carnegie corporation of new york, celebrating 100 years of philanthropy and committed to doing real and permanent good in the world. the coalberg foundation, independent production fund with support from the partridge foundation. the clements foundation, park foundation, dedicated to heightening public awareness of critical issues. the herb alfred foundation, supporting organizations whose mission is to promote compassion and creativity in our society. the bernard and audrey rappaport foundation. and the betsey fink foundation. barbara g. fleischmann and by our sole corporate sponsor, mutual of america, designing gro
with limited incorporated. >> director moyer given the time of the hour i was just wondering whether we should postpone 9d to another meeting? >> that is at commissioner brandon request that we get it done prior to november 6 election. >> i'm okay with it. are you okay with it? i think that would be great. >> all right. thank you. >> good evening commissioners. i am kathy from the ports and planning division and handling the pier 70 historic buildings and i'm going to go through this quickly because i have been here a lot and you have a context about these buildings and my colleagues gave you a thorough education about what this is about, so that's the step we're at today with the 20th street historic buildings. just letting you know this is the area in red at pier 70 and south of mission bay. on november 9 you endorsed a term sheet with horton development. next today i am here to report on informational item on the fiscal feasibility analysis. later this month we will be in front of the board of supervisors and the findings on the term sheet and environmental review and that's really t
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to live doppler 7 hd. you'll see moyer is well north. they're just seeing moisture up into clouds at this point. looking at temperatures, they're in the 50s. here are the highlights. north bay we'll see rain first thing tomorrow morning. rain in all areas for wednesday. a drier pattern beginning on thursday. so here is a look at satellite and radar. there is a storm coming. the difference between this storm and previous ones, this one is not so strong. we have a mild air mass associated with this. tomorrow morning when heading out of the door, yu kaia starting to see light rainfall. it's near the golden gate. then heading into 5:00 p.m. we see scattered showers developing in other parts of the bay area. by wednesday morning, the commute doesn't look g 5:00 a.m. most of the bay area will start to see wide spread rain. it will be moving through. it's a slow moving system. showers continue into wednesday night. by early thursday morning up in the north, north bay mountains up to two inches. santa cruise mountains up to an inch and a half. peninsula, quarter to three quarters of an in
afternoon commissioners director moyer and as al, leaves i would acknowledge that i worked with him before and it's a coincidence we had worked together judge and for me to be here and so i'm here to provide with you a brief update on the jefferson project and judge snow the project extends from jounce street to hide along jefferson and includes complete replacement of the sidewalks sidewalks and road way and the sides will remain 15 feet and an all knew 19-foot sidewalk will be added to the north side of the street this will result in had a twin road way and park parking is eliminated within those limits. in terms of where we are the bids were opened on october third in the to proceed was granted to bell man landscape and construction on december third and construction is scheduled to begin on january second and expected to be completed by june of 2013 in time for the summer's america's cup racings. the first phase of construction will entail the removal the tractions on the north siteside of the street and then followed by repavings and once that is complete traffic will be moved to th
and a lot of credit goes to bran son and many of my preed says cor and is monique moyer that has gotten us to this point and right now we are looking to the establish a policy with the board of supervisors that gives us a -- to support this before looking at any particular project. we have present proposed policy to the capital planning committee on november 19th and we will go back for action this month and we are looking to the bring the city policy to the board of interferes in early 2013 and so as brad said i'll go over the policy and then brad will go over three major projects that we are proposing the use of i f d for. and so the port commission is very well aware in 1969, we got our 54 piers nine react activated and we have an extraordinarily large deferred maintenance problem in the magnitude of $2.2 million and what the port earned as an enterprise is not enough to deal with the assets and the defined problems and so one of our major strategies that the port has initiated in the last decade is to find other source and is so we can be successful leveraging the important assets fo
spoke with couple. >> jenny and aaron moyer describe the sweetest 4-year-old boy you could ever meet. >> he's our son in our hearts. >> he lives in an orphanage where they visited him a few months ago with the intention of adopting him. >> we know there is an orphan crisis with children with special needs in that area of the world. that is something that we are open to. the child that we are pursuing has downs syndrome. >> even though the process is nearly complete, the moyers who live in georgia are facing the russian parliament that approved the bill to bar american couples from adopting russian children. president putin indicated he will sign it into law. >> if it really happens, those families are not going to be able to adopt the kids even if all the legal processes already have been in place. much more important, let's focus on the children. what it means is the children will remain institutionalized. >> some see the russian bill as retaliation for a law that places financial restrictions on russians accused of human rights violatio violations. it has visas on travel to the uni
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